clean technology

Solar “Bitcoin” Founders Launch Blockchain Project to Disrupt Global Energy Markets

The team that launched bitcoin-technology based SolarCoin kicked off Greeneum. This blockchain project seeks to leverage digital currency in order to boost the…

This California Dairy Farmer Says He’s Got a Carbon-Positive Solution to Fight Emissions

Albert Straus, often heralded as a first mover in organic dairy and sustainable agriculture, has revealed what he says is the world's first…

Speed Up Oceanic Carbon Sequestration, to Fight Climate Change

Scientists at the California Institute of Technology and University of Southern California believe they have found a way to bring oceanic carbon sequestration…

California Extends Bipartisan Carbon Cap and Trade

This week, with considerable bipartisan support, the Calif. Legislature passed AB-398, which extends the state’s cap-and-trade climate law to 2030. Supporters say the…

De Beers Says Carbon-Neutral Mines Possible by 2022

Diamond giant De Beers says it is developing a technology with the potential to make some of its mines carbon neutral in as…

4 Clean Technology Trends to Watch in 2017

Roy Wiesner, CEO of Hutchison-Kinrot, a global seed investor in clean-technology startups, says we should pay attention to these cleantech trends this year.

3 Signs the Hydrogen Economy is For Real

Despite Elon Musk's famous put-down of hydrogen fuel cell technology, three powerful nations are growing the market for fuel cells.

Norway Expands Its Role as the World’s Electric Vehicle Leader

Norway keeps breaking records when it comes to electric vehicle sales -- a trend experts say will continue. So, what's the country's secret…

American Wind Power Achieves a Major Milestone

A regional electricity provider just set a record for the North American wind sector, with a regional operator in America's heartland generating over…

The ‘Game-Changing’ Chevy Bolt and the Race for the EV Market

The electric car industry is poised to grow exponentially, and countries around the world are vying to lead this market. The arrival of…

The Potential of Green Code for Business

'Green code' looks at the energy output associated with online activities, and attempts to diminish the demand they put on physical servers and…

Industrial Plant in India Turns CO2 Into Baking Soda

The process is called carbon capture and utilization and is a global first. Rather than capturing CO2 from coal plants and storing it…

The ReNEWW House, a Sustainable Living Laboratory

The ReNEWW House project, a partnership between Purdue University and Whirlpool Corp., turned a 1920s home near campus into a sustainable living laboratory.

Powered By 100% Renewables, Google Sets a New Business Standard

This week, Google announced that all of its operations, including offices and data centers, will be powered by 100 percent renewables next year.…

Latest Hydrogen Breakthrough Trips Up Trump’s Coal Promise

Campaign promises aside, a breakthrough in renewable hydrogen research further demonstrates the futility of trying to bring coal jobs back to the U.S.